Alberta Provincial Nominee Program

The largest city in the province of Alberta is Calgary, AKA “Cowtown”. Its economy consists mostly of energy, finance, film and television, transportation, technology, manufacturing, aerospace, health and wellness, retail and tourism.

Alberta’s second largest hub is Edmonton, AKA “Festival city”. It nestles on the Saskatchewan River and celebrates with festivals that are held throughout the entire year. The West Edmonton mall is currently the largest mall in North America.

80% of the province’s residents are native English speakers.

Alberta In-Demand Professions

  • Legislators
  • School Principals and Administrators of Elementary and Secondary Education
  • Managers in Social, Community and Correctional Services
  • Fire Chiefs and Senior Firefighting Officers
  • Escort Agency Managers
  • Massage Parlour Managers
  • Secondary School Teachers
  • Elementary School and Kindergarten Teachers
  • Professional Occupations in Religion
  • Authors and Writers
  • Musicians and Singers
  • Actors and Comedians
  • Home Support Workers, Housekeepers and Related Occupations
  • Painters, Sculptors and Other Visual Artists
  • Court Officers and Justices of the Peace
  • Dental Laboratory Assistants/Bench Workers
  • Early Childhood Educators and Assistants (only those without certification as a Child Development Worker (Level 2) or Child Development Supervisor (Level 3) through Alberta Children’s Services – Child Care Staff Certification Office)*
  • Other Instructors
  • Other Religious Occupations
  • Other Performers, n.e.c. Artisans and Craftspersons
  • Athletes
  • Real Estate Agents and Salespersons
  • Home Child Care Providers
  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Assistants
  • Casino Occupations
  • Other Personal Service Occupations
  • Taxi and Limousine Drivers and Chauffeurs
  • Trappers and Hunters
  • Other Sales Related Occupations
  • Operators and Attendants in Amusement, Recreation and Sport
  • Other Service Support Occupations, n.e.c. Harvesting Labourers
  • Landscaping and Grounds Maintenance
  • Labourers Aquaculture and Marine
  • Harvest Labourers
  • Mine Labourers